Star Wars: Demolition

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Star Wars: Demolition
Demolition
North American Dreamcast cover art
Developer(s) Luxoflux
Publisher(s) LucasArts, Activision
Platform(s) Dreamcast, PlayStation
Release date(s) PlayStation
  • NA November 12, 2000
  • EU December 15, 2000
Dreamcast
  • NA November 19, 2000
  • EU December 15, 2000
Genre(s) Action, vehicular combat
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Star Wars: Demolition is a vehicular combat game set in the Star Wars universe created by both Luxoflux and LucasArts using the Vigilante 8 game engine. The story of it occurs after the Empire declares they've officially banned Jabba the Hutt's podraces but nevertheless Jabba creates a more life-threatening contest similar to Twisted Metal to take over the position of podracing. This game had been released on both the Sony PlayStation and the Sega Dreamcast. It was released on PlayStation on November 12, 2000 and on November 19, 2000 for the Dreamcast.

Reception[edit]

The game was met with average to mixed reception upon release. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 67.75% and 63 out of 100 for the PlayStation version,[1][2] and 65.62% and 67 out of 100 for the Dreamcast version.[3][4]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (PS) 67.75%[1]
(DC) 65.62%[3]
Metacritic (DC) 67/100[4]
(PS) 63/100[2]
Review scores
Publication Score
AllGame 3/5 stars[5][6]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (DC) 7.5/10[7]
(PS) 6.33/10[8]
Eurogamer 4/10[9]
GameFan 45%[10]
Game Informer 7/10[11][12]
GamePro 3/5 stars[13]
Game Revolution B−[14]
GameSpot (DC) 7.4/10[15]
(PS) 6.7/10[16]
GameSpy 6/10[17]
IGN (PS) 8/10[18]
(DC) 7.6/10[19]
Official PlayStation Magazine (US) 3.5/5 stars[20]
The Cincinnati Enquirer 3/5 stars[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Star Wars: Demolition for PlayStation". GameRankings. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Star Wars: Demolition for PlayStation Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Star Wars: Demolition for Dreamcast". GameRankings. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Star Wars: Demolition for Dreamcast Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  5. ^ Barnes, J.C. "Star Wars: Demolition (PS) - Review". AllGame. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  6. ^ Thompson, Jon. "Star Wars: Demolition (DC) - Review". AllGame. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  7. ^ EGM staff (February 2001). "Star Wars Demolition (DS)". Electronic Gaming Monthly. 
  8. ^ EGM staff (February 2001). "Star Wars Demolition (PS)". Electronic Gaming Monthly. Archived from the original on February 11, 2001. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  9. ^ Rich Self (January 12, 2001). "Star Wars: Demolition (DC)". Eurogamer. Archived from the original on March 30, 2001. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  10. ^ "REVIEW for Star Wars: Demolition (DC)". GameFan. November 29, 2000. 
  11. ^ Reiner, Andrew (January 2001). "Star Wars: Demolition (PS)". Game Informer (93): 105. Archived from the original on September 16, 2009. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  12. ^ Reiner, Andrew (January 2001). "Star Wars: Demolition (DC)". Game Informer (93): 118. 
  13. ^ Dan Elektro (January 9, 2001). "Star Wars Demolition Review for PlayStation on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 13, 2005. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  14. ^ G-Wok (November 2000). "Star Wars: Demolition Review". Game Revolution. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  15. ^ Fielder, Joe (November 21, 2000). "Star Wars Demolition Review (DC)". GameSpot. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  16. ^ Fielder, Joe (November 21, 2000). "Star Wars Demolition Review (PS)". GameSpot. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  17. ^ digitaltaco (December 19, 2000). "Star Wars Demolition". PlanetDreamcast. Archived from the original on January 22, 2009. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  18. ^ Smith, David (November 17, 2000). "Star Wars: Demolition (PS)". IGN. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  19. ^ Chau, Anthony (November 21, 2000). "Star Wars Demolition (DC)". IGN. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  20. ^ Davison, John (February 2001). "Star Wars: Demolition". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine. Archived from the original on April 18, 2001. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  21. ^ Saltzman, Marc (January 10, 2001). "Star Wars Demolition (DC)". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Archived from the original on October 1, 2007. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 

External links[edit]